Author Topic: Cloning win 8.1 hdd image - need help  (Read 2868 times)

December 18, 2013, 09:03 PM
Which program should I use if I want to clone my windows 8.1 installation with the many apps I installed?
The OS creates 2 partitions when installing so whatever the program that clones them will require certain steps when restoring..

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December 20, 2013, 04:08 AM
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Read the posts of scarface and harkaz you will have an answer.

December 24, 2013, 05:27 PM
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Your question was good indeed, because when using dism under winpe, this is the drive d: that is used.
Or there is an easier solution with this: http://www.farstone.com/partner/driveclone-sr.htm

December 24, 2013, 07:32 PM
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There are many apps that do this. I like to use Acronis. When I back up I create a full image of the drive and, if necessary, restore the whole thing after first doing a full wipe on the existing one.

My C:/ drive isn't partitioned because I disabled GPT on installation, but as far as I know it'll work anyway,